Little Sniffer (oz4935)

 

Little Sniffer (oz4935) by Peter Rake 2013 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Little Sniffer. Radio control model, a scaled-down re-design of the 1952 Sniffer (oz468) model from Midwest. This is a modern plan, in PDFvector format.

Quote: "Although it proved rather more complicated than anticipated, for what looks a simple design, here's what I've come up with for my reduced size Sniffer... I've tried to keep fairly true to the original, but obviously the rib count could be reduced to save weight. I'm not keen on using 1/32 ribs because they always seem to buckle as the tissue shrinks. I do, however, like taut tissue. Probably not particularly lightweight, 45 grams should still be a reasonable weight."

Note: Posted up on RCGroups, this plan is one of a series by Peter Rake that use modern construction methods to interpret a vintage styled design, at mini-size. With 18in wingspan they suit micro-RC using a PZ brick or similar setup. Peter is OK with the plans being posted on Outerzone, and says: "The only point I would make is that they are currently untried designs. I have laser cut parts for them all and will let you know if I find anything that needs changing."

Note photo of completed Little Sniffer model, built by jwman, was found online at https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=29543504&postcount=2

Corrections?

Did we get something wrong with these details about this plan (especially the datafile)? That happens sometimes. You can help us fix it.
Add a correction

Little Sniffer (oz4935) by Peter Rake 2013 - model pic

Datafile:

Do you have a photo you'd like to submit for this page? Then email admin@outerzone.co.uk

User comments

No comments yet for this plan. Got something to say about this one?
Add a comment

 

 
 

Download File(s):
 

Notes

* Credit field

The Credit field in the Outerzone database is designed to recognise and credit the hard work done in scanning and digitally cleaning these vintage and old timer model aircraft plans to get them into a usable format. Currently, it is also used to credit people simply for uploading the plan to a forum on the internet. Which is not quite the same thing. This will change soon. Probably.

Scaling

This model plan (like all plans on Outerzone) is supposedly scaled correctly and supposedly will print out nicely at the right size. But that doesn't always happen. If you are about to start building a model plane using this free plan, you are strongly advised to check the scaling very, very carefully before cutting any balsa wood.

 

Terms of Use

© Outerzone, 2011-2022.

All content is free to download for personal use.

For non-personal use and/or publication: plans, photos, excerpts, links etc may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Outerzone with appropriate and specific direction to the original content i.e. a direct hyperlink back to the Outerzone source page.

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site's owner is strictly prohibited. If we discover that content is being stolen, we will consider filing a formal DMCA notice.